- According to Adam Schefter, no one around the NFL knows what will happen specifically with Cowboys QB Tony Romo, but “no one expects him to return.”
- Schefter list the Texans, Broncos, Cardinals, Chiefs, and Bears as potential landing spots that could make sense for Romo.
- However, Schefter isn’t sure if the Cowboys will end up releasing Romo for agreeing to a trade involving the veteran quarterback.
- A director of college scouting tells Matt Miller that he has Pittsburgh QB Nathan Peterman rated higher than Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer with both prospects being second-round players.
- Even with the news that Western Michigan WR Corey Davis won’t work out at the Scouting Combine due to a minor ankle surgery (NFLTR), Miller says that he still projects as a first-round talent and potentially a top-10 pick.
- While not surprising, sources tell Adam Schefter that QB Colin Kaepernick will be opting out of his contract with the 49ers. (NFLTR)
- An NFL scout tells Matt Miller of B/R that the decision to bring in Adam Peters as VP of player personnel is a good sign for new GM John Lynch: “Hiring Peters shows Lynch knows his limitations. That’s a huge first step.“
- Interestingly enough, a director of player personnel tells Miller that Jay Cutler is “the forgotten man in all of this” and expects him to land a starting job next season, possibly with the 49ers.
“Jared is a team player, D.J. is a team player, so I’m sure we’re going to have a little coach-to-player conversation,” said Goodwin, via Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic. “but right now, throwing it out there of my own accord, I think D.J. at left and Jared at right and we’re rolling and kicking butt.”
- A source with the Cardinals’ scouting staff tells Matt Miller that the Cardinals could still draft a wide receiver in round one, even after the news that Larry Fitzgerald is returning for the 2017 season.
- Miller’s source explained that drafting a receiver in the first round is still in play due to the loss of Michael Floyd.
- Jason Cole of B/R reports that the Chargers will pay the $12.575 million termination fee to officially terminated their lease with the city of San Diego.